Exploring meeting science: Key questions and answers

Jessie Lynn Olien, Steven G. Rogelberg, Nale Lehmann-Willenbrock, Joseph A. Allen

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As a relatively newfield of scientific study, meeting science continues to generatemany questions. For example, what is meeting science?Who are meeting scientists?What distinguishes meeting science from other related fields of inquiry? The purpose of this chapter is to address these commonly asked questions. In this chapter we review what meeting science is, discuss the nascent nature of the field, describe who meeting scientists are and what they do, and disentangle the relationship between meeting science and team science. To close, we outline directions for future research on meetings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Cambridge Handbook of Meeting Science
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781107589735
ISBN (Print)9781107067189
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


  • Future research
  • Meeting science
  • Meeting scientists
  • Team science

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • General Business, Management and Accounting

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